EKONEWS: MEPs agree on reform of emission allowances, free allocation for industry to end gradually

Our researchers Kateřina Davidová and Michal Hruby commented for the news website Ekonews. In the article, they comment on ETS and their reform, which was approved by the European Parliament.

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EURACTIV: Success for the second time. MEPs agree on reform of emission allowances

Our researchers Kateřina Davidová and Michal Hrubý are quoted in the Euractiv article. In their quotes, they comment on proposals for potential changes to the emissions trading system.

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Seznamzpravy.cz: Comment: Ukraine in the EU? The biggest risk is empty promises

Our Research Fellow Jana Juzova commented on Ukraine's EU integration. Ukraine's economic level and lack of progress in democratic reforms, among other factors, complicate the EU's enlargement to include Ukraine. Accession would affect the flow of money redistributed from European funds, and Ukraine's membership would also have an impact on the EU Council's voting deliberations and the number of MEP seats.

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Czech interests in the EU: MEPs support a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars. What would the expected arrival of electric cars mean for the Czech Rep

The European Parliament votes to gradually tighten CO2 emissions for cars and trucks. Our research fellow Michal Hrubý gave an interview for the Czech Interests in the EU portal about the future of the car industry in the Czech Republic. How do Czech citizens feel about electric and hydrogen cars?

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Seznamzpravy.cz: A blow to the Czech car industry? MEPs approve end to internal combustion engines

In connection with the approval of the proposal to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines after 2035, Michal Hruby's commentary for the Seznam Zprávy news website is an optimistic view of the future that awaits us with electric cars.

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INVITATION: 2021 Progress Reports on the Western Balkans: Is the EU enlargement lost?

We would like to invite you to a debate titled "2021 Progress Reports on the Western Balkans: Is the EU enlargement lost?" The online debate will take place on the 21st of December at 10:00.

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Radio Z: Hundreds of Middle Eastern migrants detained in Germany near the border with Poland in recent days, they entered the EU via Belarus

Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, commented on current events on the Belarus-Polish border. Precisely because of migration, Poland extended the state of emergency on the border with Belarus. The problem will be discussed by the European Parliament.

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Info.cz: Are the days of the free globalized market added up? Von der Leyen calls for a self-sufficient Europe

Our researcher Vít Havelka wrote an article for the server Info.cz about today's speech by Chairwoman von der Leyen, who gave her second speech to MEPs on the state of the Union, in which, among other things, she further elaborates the concept of strategic autonomy.

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Růst s čistým svědomím: Carbon tax

Our research fellow Kateřina Davidová was a guest at podcast of a Czech MEP Mikuláš Peksa called Růst s čistým svědomím. The main topic of the episode was Carbon tax and Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism.

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EngagEU - Zapojse.eu

The EngagEU (Zapojse.eu) project aims to promote citizens' involvement in the issues of green transformation and post-pandemic recovery of Europe by creating a space for their active participation in an open discussion on key issues for the European Union and the Czech Republic. Through an interactive web-based environment, it offers the general public the opportunity to gain an understanding of the European Parliament, its work and current activities that have an impact on the daily lives of citizens. The project is implemented by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and with the support of the European Parliament.

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